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    Jul 22, 2024  
2023 - 2024 College Catalog

ENGL 100 - Composition I


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory (or Other) Hours: 0

General Education Code(s): 23WC, 23IL

Prerequisite(s): None
Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This is the core writing course taken by students at the College. The goal of the course is to help students develop the skills necessary for effective written communication in a variety of contexts. Students receive instruction in composing well-developed, unified, and coherent prose for multiple audiences and purposes in a variety of discourse modes, including but not limited to explanatory, analytical and persuasive forms of writing. Students are also required to complete at least one research assignment utilizing library resources and will produce a minimum of 5,000 words in original and revised drafts. 

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: The General Education requirement for Written Communication is satisfied by ENGL 100. To meet this General Education requirement, students will be able to:

  1. research a topic, develop an argument, and organize supporting details;
  2. demonstrate coherent college-level written communication that informs, persuades, or otherwise engages with an audience;
  3. evaluate communication for substance, bias, and intended effect;
  4. demonstrate the ability to revise and improve written communication.

The General Education requirement for Information Literacy is satisfied by ENGL 100. To meet this General Education requirement, students will be able to:

  1. locate information effectively using tools appropriate to their need and discipline;
  2. evaluate information with an awareness of authority, validity, and bias;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the ethical dimensions of information use, creation, and dissemination.


CIP Code: 231301